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slipshod

[ slip-shod ]
/ ˈslɪpˌʃɒd /
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adjective

careless, untidy, or slovenly: slipshod work.
down-at-heel; seedy; shabby.
Archaic. wearing slippers or loose shoes, especially ones worn at the heel.

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Origin of slipshod

First recorded in 1570–80; slip1 + shod

OTHER WORDS FROM slipshod

slipshodness, slip·shod·di·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for slipshod

slipshod
/ (ˈslɪpˌʃɒd) /

adjective

(of an action) negligent; careless
(of a person's appearance) slovenly; down-at-heel

Derived forms of slipshod

slipshoddiness or slipshodness, noun

Word Origin for slipshod

C16: from slip 1 + shod
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